The Carter To Glorifier.: MCormicks Horse Scores A Lucky Victory From Roseben.; Johnsons Big Sprinter Is Knocked Back Early, but Comes Again--De Mund Quits--Big Crowd Attends the Opening., Daily Racing Form, 1907-04-16


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THE CARTER TO GLORIFIER. MCORMICKS HORSE SCORES A LUCKY VICTORY FROM ROSEBEN. Johnsons Biq Sprinter Is Knocked Back Early, but Comes Aqain — Dc Mund Quits — Biq Crowd Attends the Openinq. New York. April IS.— Glorifier, J. H. MeCor-mjehs rejuvenated handicap horse won tlie Carter Handicap at Aqueduct this afternoon after having beta Lacked from 0 down to 4 to 1. The 0,000 prize would have surely gone to I. C. Johnsons great splinter Roseben had the racing luck been equal and. while Glorifier had ■ length and a half io spare at the finish, it was a decidedly lucky victory. The opening of tMi meeting at Aqueduct was the most auspicious in the history of the Queens County Jockey Club and the crowd was estimated at from 20. 1 100 to 25,686. The weather, though sharp and cold, was bright and the track was in fairly good condition, though not fast. Tor the Carter Handicap there were sixteen start pis, Shackle being added, while Pretension, Bnxik-dale Nymph and Okenite declined at the eleventh hour. Paul J. Raineys Da Mund. on the strength of some recent fast work, was the choice and at post time U to 5 was the best that was offered about his chances. The McCormick pair — Glorifier and Tileiug— was second favorite at the close of the market, while Roseben was permitted to drift to 10 to 1 liefore the stable commissions came into the ring. He was then backed down to S. but there was never a sirong on I side following on account of the widely circulated reports that he was far from ready. l e Mund made the early running and swung into the long Stretch well in the lead. Roseben got away well, but almost immediately he was knocked back next to last in the big field. Avauiitcev. Startler and Bye were always close to Hie leader. In the stretch lie Mund tired and Oxford was the pacemaker for a few strides. Glorifier next headed the gray ami there was a long right to the tini-li. Gloritier proved to have the most left and he won by something over a length. In the meantime Bow 1m-ii had raced around the others .villi rare courage and speed, and in the last forty yards he was latching the winner with each stride. Don Diego ■Jm CUM fast and the pair finished heads apart, the Johnson splinter taking second place. In the two year old nee Tommy .nltm won handily with Thomas Calhoun, his Knight of -the Thistle colt that showed well in California. He wis one of the | 1 things of the afternoon and was backed from a high quotation of 20 down to 0 to 1 before the dose of the market. The steeplechase went to Jimmy I.ane. which easily disposed of Hul eiau. the well backed favorite. Athlete, which frequently failed at New Orleaas, look the opening five-eighths dash, beating Kcalor, the favorite, easily. Sir Toddinglon. tin- odds on favorite in the fifth, was badly beaten, while the last race went to Orphan the Benning development. With au improving track in prospect the Rose Stakes for two year old Mliefl is the main feature of tomorrows card, and with such good kRM as Killoclian. Kidora. Tauagor: Magazine. Masks .ind Faces. Itosario; Bell— letef, Mary Morris, Bullous; Martha fane. Clla ONeill, Hands Around; Buttons. Fustian. Battleaxe: Works n. Pretension and Lies-tin i u. imcd to slut, the racing should he good.

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